The MSc Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.
The course provides you with a comprehensive education in the theory of finance. It also covers the various techniques and analytical tools used by investment professionals in practical decision-taking.
The course will provide you with
• an understanding of financial theory and analysis
• an appreciation of the nature of financial markets and institutions
• a working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statement analysis
• an understanding of the techniques and concepts employed in the valuation of bonds and equities
• an ability to develop portfolios and investment strategies to meet risk-return objectives
• an understanding of derivatives – options, futures, swaps
• an understanding of the quantitative analysis and techniques employed in finance.

Study Details:

MSc 12 months full-time

Module Details:

Core classes: Accounting & Financial Analysis; International Financial Markets & Banking; Principles of Finance; Quantitative Methods for Finance
Elective classes: Derivatives & Treasury Management; Portfolio Theory & Management; Security Analysis; Topics in Corporate Finance; Behavioural Finance; Empirical Methods in Finance

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Entry Requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative basis

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